Another correspondent of the same paper, writing from Fort Laramie, Sept 18, says:
‘News from the Salt Lake has just reached here, and the accounts from the emigrants are anything but flattering. Between fifteen and twenty thousand emigrants, according to these accounts, will be obliged to pass the ensuing winter among our Mormon neighbors. Such a number of additional mouths, you will readily see, must play the deuce with the limited sup-plies of the Mormons.
This detention was caused by the careless or wanton conduct of the leading portion of the emigration, in burning the country beyond the Salt Lake. All the grass is consumed for near-ly two hundred miles, which, of course, renders the passage of amimals impossible.'
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